Intro to Live Sound
Run Your Own Live Sound at Gigs
- Where and how to connect cables
- Routing mixes to mains and monitors
- Understanding inserts
- Understanding gain stages
- Understanding channel strip controls
- Applying effects
- EQ’ing different instruments
- Mixing the right levels for monitors vs. front-of-house
- Avoiding feedback
- Troubleshooting typical live sound problems
Class will include lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience on multiple mixing boards.
Who This Class Is For
Beginners with little to no experience with mixing boards or live sound, who would like to be able to run their own mixing board or the ones provided by small venues around town; and performers who would like to understand what’s going on during sound check.
Registration and Schedule
Saturday Oct 9, 2021, 3-5pm
About Your Teacher
Justin Leighton Long is a musician, engineer and record producer who has worked in various styles including blues, country, rock, rap and pop. Justin was a founding member, lead guitarist and songwriter for the band No Address. No Address released Time Doesn’t Notice on Atlantic Records, with their debut single “Sadie (When I’m Gone)” standing at #11 on the Billboard Radio charts for 22 weeks. No Address toured North America extensively and Justin’s compositions have been featured in feature films and television series, as well as continuing to maintain airplay around the world, (as a fun fact) recently reaching #1 on the college radio charts in Bosnia.
As a recording engineer and producer Justin has worked for bands signed to labels including Atlantic, Elektra, Immortal, Wind Up, Curb, Blind Bat, S-Curve, Victory, Blues Legacy and J Records.